WC Statistics

In 2019, a total of 4,​612​ initial worker's compensation hearing applications were filed in the State of Wisconsin.

Initial Hearing Applications:

​Appleton Area  

​729

​Milwaukee Area

​1,492

​Madison Area

​407

​Balance of State

​1,679

​Total Initial Applications

​4,307




​Scheduled

​Held

​Pre-hearings

​665

​484​

​Hearings

​3,555​

​271

​Heard & Continued

​-

​54

​Settlements (a)

​1

​169​

​Mediation

​391

​273

​Total

​4,612​

​1,215

 

In 2018, there were a total of 4,2​79​ orders including 214 finding of fact orders.


The following sho​ws the breakdown of appeals to LIRC and the judicial system.


​Appeals
​Orders
​LIRC
​116
​121​
​Circuit Court
​24
​18
​Appeals Court
​2
​5
​Supreme Court
​2
​1
​Total
​144
​145

​ 

For additional information, email DHAWCMail@wisconsin.gov.